follow Dictionary.com

Winning Words of the Scripps Spelling Bee

airless

[air-lis] /ˈɛər lɪs/
adjective
1.
lacking air.
2.
that is without fresh air; stuffy:
a dark, airless hallway.
3.
that is without a breeze; still:
an airless July day.
Origin of airless
1595-1605
1595-1605; air1 + -less
Related forms
airlessness, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for airless
British Dictionary definitions for airless

airless

/ˈɛəlɪs/
adjective
1.
lacking fresh air; stuffy or sultry
2.
devoid of air
Derived Forms
airlessness, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for airless

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for airless

7
8
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with airless

Nearby words for airless